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Old 12-16-2013, 09:35 AM   #21
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That's what I was thinking. Thanks for the info Chewie.
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Old 12-26-2013, 04:27 PM   #22
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Congrats on your HG. We've had our HG 300BH since June and love it. I agree with what was previously said about checking the cabinet drawers before opening the slides. I would recommend checking all drawers before opening the kitchen and bunk slides. Another thing if you are getting a 300BH is to make sure the dinette table is down when you move the super slide in. If it's not down you will hit the island in the middle with the table.
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We'd been talking about getting a camper for years and after my husbands recent health scare and doctors orders to slow down, relax and enjoy the family we decided to head to the local boat sports and travel show to see what we could find. Ended getting (I think) a kick a** on a 2014 356qbq. Very excited but a little nervous ...this is a lot of trailer for first time RVers.
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Looking at a 2014 Heritage Glen 356QBQ

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We'd been talking about getting a camper for years and after my husbands recent health scare and doctors orders to slow down, relax and enjoy the family we decided to head to the local boat sports and travel show to see what we could find. Ended getting (I think) a kick a** on a 2014 356qbq. Very excited but a little nervous ...this is a lot of trailer for first time RVers.

Congrats! It is a lot of trailer for first timers, but it does pull well. When you get it, go into a very large vacant parking lot and just do basic maneuvers and backing up. With patience and practice, you can master it in no time. Just curious, what are you pulling it with?
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When own a business which requires my husband drive trailers carrying heavy equipment daily, but longest is 28'. We have multiple Chevy 3500's. Not worried so much about pulling, more so about figuring out how all the systems run etc.
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Ok. The operation of this 5er is easy. Nothing too complicated and with the Linc Wireless remote ( if opted) is really easy too. Mine is programmed to operate all slides, landing gear and rear stabilizers, exterior lighting and awning. Makes it fast to setup and you can be outside watching for obstructions while moving slides out.
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:40 AM   #27
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Hello,

I am new to the forum and love all the valuable information on it. We are currently shopping the a fifth wheel and narrowed the search down to the Heritage Glen 356qbq. Before we go ahead and buy something this large I was looking for feedback on whether or not people believe my truck can pull it. I have a 2013, 2500 Dodge Ram, Gas Hemi, with a 4.10 real axel. The stats on it say 13,500 pulling and 2400 Pin. ANy help would greatly be appreciated.
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That's a lot of trailer for that setup. You will run out of available payload before you run out of towing capacity. The other factors to consider is the wind resistance of the full profile 5er.
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Thank you Chewie, What wuld be recommended weight limits to start at than?
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There are a bunch of factors to consider. What your typical load is in the truck, the weight of occupants and driver and gear. All these #s get subtracted from your available payload. Then the pin weight gets subtracted too. When I weighed my 356qbq the pin weight was around 1900 unloaded from the dealer. So if your payload is 2400, you can see a huge chunk is already gone and then have to factor I the remaining gear and occupants. Now with that said, could you pull it? Probably. Is it safe? Too hard to tell. I'd definitely airbag it and make sure your tires are e range and inflated properly. You would have to do some research on your particular setup and run some numbers. Don't listen to the sales people as some just want to move a unit and have no regards to your safety.
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